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Venezuela Close to Approving Offshore Gas License with Trinidad, Shell

Nov 20, 2023

Venezuela is close to approving a license for Shell and the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago to develop a promising offshore natural gas field and export its production to the Caribbean country, two people close to the matter said…

Metocean Survey Launched for Floating Offshore Wind Farm Project in Scotland

Nov 20, 2023

Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group, and Subsea 7, has launched floating LiDAR and wave buoys as part of the metocean campaign for the proposed floating offshore wind farm project off the north-east of Scotland. The survey…

Standard Supply to Sell PSV Trio for $72.2M

Nov 20, 2023

Oslo-listed Standard Supply has recently agreed to sell three large platform supply vessels, Standard Viking, Standard Supplier, and Standard Defender, for a gross of $72.2 million.Adjusting for ownership, proceeds to Standard Supply will be $69…

OEG Energy to Buy Dutch Offshore Services Firm Bluestream Offshore

Nov 20, 2023

Offshore solutions firm OEG Energy Group Limited said Monday it had agreed to acquire Bluestream Offshore, a specialist in subsea and topside services based in the Netherlands, for an undisclosed consideration.Based in Den Helder, Bluestream…

MMA Offshore Clinches $10,3M Offshore Decommissioning Contract in Timor-Leste

Nov 20, 2023

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore said Friday it had secured a contract with Timor Gap Drilling and Services, Unipessoal, LDA (a subsidiary of Timor Gap E.P.) in association with Santos, to provide offshore decommissioning services in Timor-Leste…

Kuwait’s KUFPEC Sells all Assets in Norway to Poland's PGNiG for $454M

Nov 20, 2023

The Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC) agreed on Friday to sell all of its assets in Norway to Poland's Orlen, which operates in Norway under the name PGNiG Upstream for $454 million, the CEO of the Kuwaiti company said on Friday…

Yara to Store CO2 from Dutch Plant under Norway Seabed

Nov 20, 2023

Fertilizer maker Yara said on Monday it has signed a binding agreement to capture CO2 emissions from its Dutch ammonia plant and transport it to the Norwegian North Sea for storage deep beneath the seabed.The carbon capture and storage project (CCS) will cut annual emissions of CO2 by 800…

U.S. Coast Guard Responds to Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Nov 20, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard was leading an oil spill clean-up in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, partnering with local and federal agencies and companies after a Main Pass Oil Gathering Co (MPOG) underwater pipeline began leaking.The crude oil pipeline…

US Drillers Add Rigs for First Time in Three Weeks

Nov 17, 2023

U.S. energy firms this week added oil and natural gas rigs for the first time in three weeks, as the oil rig count rose by the most since February, energy services firm Baker Hughes said in its closely followed report on Friday.The oil and gas rig count…

Jadestone Energy Doubles Stake in North West Shelf Oil Project Off Australia

Nov 17, 2023

Asia Pacific-focused Jadestone Energy has this week executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire the non-operated 16.67% working interest in the Woodside-operated Cossack, Wanaea, Lambert, and Hermes ('CWLH') oil fields development, offshore Western Australia…

Vard Vung Tau Delivers SOV for Dogger Bank Operations

Nov 17, 2023

Vard, a Norwegian firm specializing in shipbuilding and design, said Friday its subsidiary in Vietnam, Vard Vung Tau, had delivered a newbuild 944 Grampian Tees service operation vessel to owner North Star.This SOV is the third of four purpose…

Reach Subsea Buys Australian Marine Survey Firm

Nov 17, 2023

Norwegian subsea services company Reach Subsea has completed the acquisition of the Australian marine survey company Guardian Geomatics Pty. Reach Subsea had announced the proposed acquisition of Guardian Geomatics in October.It said at the…

Sumitomo's Subsidiary to Take Stake in UK North Sea Carbon Storage License

Nov 17, 2023

Carbon Catalyst Limited (CCL) said Friday it had reached an agreement with Summit Energy Evolution Limited (SEEL), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, to farm out a 10% working interest in the Orion carbon storage license located in the Southern North Sea sector of the UK Continental Shelf…

NY Offers New Offshore Wind Auction, May Revive Troubled Projects

Nov 17, 2023

New York State will issue a new offshore wind solicitation on Nov. 30 with bids due in January 2024, the state government said, in a move that should support the troubled industry. European energy companies Orsted, Equinor, and BP have taken a combined $5 billion of writedowns on U…

IKM Testing to Keep Supporting Equinor's Offshore and Onshore Facilities Until 2Q 2028

Nov 17, 2023

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has awarded IKM Testing a four-year extension to a major framework agreement that covers all of Equinor's offshore installations and onshore facilities in Norway until the second quarter of 2028. 'IKM Testing…

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